- 75ml sesame oil
- 45g coconut oil or cocoa butter
- 15g beeswax
- 120ml water
- 2 tbsp zinc oxide cream or powder (from chemist)
- 1 tbsp wheat germ oil
- 1 tsp citric acid (from supermarket baking aisle)
- 20 drops lavender oil
1 In a double boiler (or put a bowl over boiling water in a saucepan), melt the oils and the beeswax together.
2 Take off the heat and add the water, mixing with an electric mixer until thick and creamy.
3 Add the zinc oxide, wheat germ oil and citric acid.
4 Stir, then add the lavender oil.
5 Store in a screw-top jar.